The Films: 2017

This season’s program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. Incredibly diverse in style and content, LUNAFEST is united by a common thread of exceptional storytelling - by, for and about women.

The total run time of this season's program is just under 90 minutes.

Please Note: Films are not formally rated, however, some content is not appropriate for children. We recommend that viewers be age 16+.

Another Kind of Girl

A 17-year-old girl meditates on how her refugee camp has opened up new horizons and given her a sense of courage that she lacked in Syria.

Family Tale

Through love, loss, and determination, the definition of family is rewritten.

Free to Laugh

A documentary that explores the power of comedy after prison.

Join the Club

A writer's dilemma of whether or not to join a networking club unfolds during one therapy session.


A story that looks at the bitter irony many nannies face: raising the children of strangers for a living while their own children are virtually…

Nkosi Coiffure

After a fight with her boyfriend in the street, a woman escapes into a hair salon in Brussels.


Professional and life partners must confront how intertwined their lives have become.

The Honeys and the Bears

Members of a synchronized swim team for seniors describe the freedom of the water.

The Third Dad

Ten years after breaking all ties with her father, a daughter sets out to find his grave - and redemption.